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Erasmus+ Training from beyond Europe (ICM)

Queen Mary welcomes staff for training within the framework of an Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme (ICM) inter-institutional agreement signed with a partner institution in one of the participating Partner Countries beyond Europe.

No grants remain for Erasmus+ ICM incoming staff from partner institutions in countries beyond Europe (ICM).

Nevertheless, we are pleased to welcome self-funded colleagues from partner institutions beyond Europe for participation in a Queen Mary Staff Training Week. Such a visit aims to provide mutual transfer of knowledge and good practice, learning from shared experience, job shadowing, observation, acquiring practical skills and discovering new ideas for teaching and learning.

Consult most recent Queen Mary Staff Training Week | 17-21 June 2019

Please find below a list of Queen Mary's current Erasmus+ ICM Programme partners. 

  • Ukraine

University: Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

QMUL Department: EECS

Level: PhD (student) and teaching (staff)

How it works

General information

Staff interested in training at Queen Mary should contact their home institution’s International Office to check if an agreement is in place rendering them a partner institution of Queen Mary. If so, they are encouraged to apply to a that may be organised.

Planning the visit

A staff member from a partner institution whose application to participate in a Queen Mary Staff Training Week is successful receives an invitation letter from the GO Office, which may also be used for the purposes of a visa.


Please see relevant deadlines within the application information for a Queen Mary Staff Training Week.

UK Visa and Immigration information 

It remains the sole responsibility of any selected incoming participant preparing for a visit to the UK to 1) determine their individual visa requirements and 2) to secure any necessary visa.

Please refer to the following web link for full advice: .

To supplement the Erasmus+ contractual paperwork and for any eventual purposes of a visa, an invited mobile staff member can request for the relevant department at Queen Mary to provide a letter of invitation including:

  • all relevant participant details,
  • the purpose of the visit,
  • the mobility period duration (start and end dates).

This letter may be used for a visa application (if applicable), along with a letter that non-EU participants are urged to request from their home/sending institution that a) confirms the anticipated visit and b) serves as proof and duration of employment in the home country.


QMUL is committed to ensuring that all of its facilities are fully accessible.

For more information, please visit:

Visiting staff are encouraged to share any mandatory occupational health requirements (including but not limited to any disability and dyslexia concerns). This will allow the academic department and the GO Office at Queen Mary to liaise with the Occupational Health Service in advance of their arrival in order to make every effort that sufficient support is feasible and available during the visit.

Equal Opportunities 

QMUL is committed to equality and diversity in its student and staff bodies and welcomes participants without discrimination to ethnic background, religious affiliation or lack thereof, sexual orientation, gender, or disadvantage (


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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission (EC). The content of these web pages is the sole responsibility of Queen Mary University of London. The EC cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained in these pages.